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Karen Mckim Maurer

Watertree Financial Wellness,LLC Plymouth,Ma 02360

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Wednesday, August 10, 2022

The Fed is starting to get more instant updates on the economy. Forecasting tools are based on assumptions and subject to revision without notice. Visit Watertreefinancial.com for more information or contact us at 781-7RETIRE

Saturday, June 25, 2022

As you might have heard, people are talking about a big bump in Social Security benefits next year.The Senior Citizens League says payments could rise by as much as 8.6 percent in 2023, compared to an increase of 5.9 percent in 2022....

Wednesday, June 15, 2022

Some gloomy headlines are coming out of Wall Street lately. Have you noticed?In recent days, I’ve read things like “Brace yourself for economic hurricanes” and “Wall Street investor survey paints a dire outlook...

Monday, May 23, 2022

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Wednesday, March 23, 2022

2022 is off to a challenging start for most investors. Stock prices have been down 6 of the past 9 weeks, and the major averages are either in or teetering on correction territory. Bond prices are lower, and yields are higher, which...

Wednesday, March 2, 2022

Investors rode a rollercoaster of emotions as rising hostilities at the Russian-Ukrainian border sent stocks sharply lower before a powerful late-week rally erased early losses. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was flat (-0.06%),...

Tuesday, February 22, 2022

The Dow Jones Industrial Average is an unmanaged index that is generally considered representative of large-capitalization companies on the U.S. stock market.

Thursday, February 10, 2022

It is always so important to have the right minded attitude during the most volatile seasons. Watertree Financial is here to guide and provide you with the assurance for the course that you are on. Give us a call at...

Monday, September 20, 2021

Stocks weakened ahead of this week’s Federal Reserve meeting and amid persistent concerns about the Delta variant’s impact on the economy.The Dow Jones Industrial Average was flat (-0.07%), while the Standard &...

Friday, September 3, 2021

The first Labor Day was celebrated over 100 years ago, created by the labor movement as a day to honor the achievements and contributions (both social and economic) of American workers.I’ve always found the way we celebrate to...

Friday, September 3, 2021

It’s time for your life insurance checkup. visit watertreefinancial.com for all of your insights and strategies. call 781-7RETIRE September is National Life Insurance Awareness Month, so it’s a great time to review your...

Thursday, August 19, 2021

Looking past inflation figures and Delta variant trends, stocks last week found a way to climb higher and set fresh record highs in the process.The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.87%, while the Standard & Poor’s 500...

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Overcoming a COVID-related economic growth scare, stocks moved higher amid a week of strong corporate earnings reports. https://www.watertreefinancial.com/contact The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 1.08%, while the Standard &...

Monday, May 10, 2021

Stocks closed mixed last week as signs of continued economic recovery and upbeat earnings helped some sectors while the struggles persisted for high-growth companies.The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 2.67%, while the Standard...

Thursday, April 1, 2021

The market began the week on a calm note as volatility and trading volumes both came in at modest levels. Furthermore, a host of economically positive news — related to everything from consumer confidence and infrastructure...

Friday, February 5, 2021

This year’s Children’s Mental Health Week is taking place on 1-7 February 2021 in the U.K.and the theme is "express yourself" This is to shine a spotlight on the importance of children and young people’s mental health...

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Even in “normal” times, the news can be depressing. But these days, it can seem like there’s an awful lot to worry about. Here’s a sampling of the types of headlines I’ve seen recently:Why US hospitals...